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Malcolm WICKS

Malcolm WICKS, British Member of Parliament. member, Transport and General Workers' Union; member, Croydon Health Council; trustee. National Energy Foundation; European Institute for Social Security; former member, European Commission’s Family Policy Observatory.


  • WICKS, Malcolm was born on July 1, 1947 in Hatfield. Parents: Arthur Wicks and Daisy Wicks.

  • Education

    • Elizabeth College, Guernsey. North-West London Polytechnic. London School of Economics, Bsc (Hons), sociology.

      Spoken languages: poor french.


    • Member, Labour Party, since 1966. Member of Parliament, Croydon North West, since 1992. Director, Family Policy Studies Centre.

      Contributor, daily newspapers. Co-Dir., European Family and Social Policy unit.


    • Old and Cold. Hypothermia and Social Policy. A Future for All: Do We Need a Welfare State?.

      Family Change and Future Policy.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party


    Member, Transport and General Workers' Union. Member, Croydon Health Council. Trustee. National Energy Foundation.

    European Institute for Social Security. Former member, European Commission’s Family Policy Observatory. Clubs: Ruskin House, Croydon.



    Running, writing. music, gardening. Social policy; the welfare state. Poverty; social security.

    Family policy; elderly people. Community care.


    • Spouse Margaret Wicks (née Baron), 1968. Children: one son, two d.
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    Born July 1, 1947
    (age 70)